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Topic: iPhone

Intel reportedly working to fit LTE modem in 2016 iPhone, potential integration in future A-series SoCs

10/16/2015, 05:10 pm

Intel is looking to get a piece of Apple's booming iPhone business, a report said Friday, as the chipmaker has some 1,000 people working on a project to integrate the firm's upcoming 7360 LTE modem into next year's iPhone model.


First look: Inboard M1, an electric skateboard that you can control & lock with your iPhone

10/16/2015, 03:10 pm

The forthcoming Inboard M1 electric skateboard offers Bluetooth connectivity to both the iPhone and Apple Watch for controls, information, and even securing the device. AppleInsider had a chance to go hands-on with the accessory Friday.


Pandora joins shortlist of iPhone apps ready for Apple's CarPlay

10/16/2015, 10:10 am

Streaming music service Pandora has quietly updated its iPhone app with support for Apple's CarPlay, giving listeners a more convenient interface for compatible vehicles and aftermarket headunits.


Apple airs iPhone 6s ad with focus on 3D Touch 'Peek and Pop'

10/15/2015, 08:10 pm

Apple continued its iPhone 6s ad blitz on Thursday by releasing a short, 30-second spot highlighting the new handset's 3D Touch capabilities, specifically "Peek and Pop" previews.


Samsung rushes out rose gold Galaxy to meet South Korea's iPhone 6s launch

10/15/2015, 04:10 pm

Without the time to copy Apple's more significant features, Samsung hopes that a coat of rose gold paint will help its higher-end phone sales survive a second shock wave from iPhone 6s, due to launch in South Korea next week on October 23.


Apple delays Turkish iPhone 6s launch in aftermath of deadly Ankara bombing

10/14/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple has quietly delayed the launch of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in Turkey, owing to last week's bombing in the capital of Ankara that killed 97 people, it was revealed on Wednesday.


Bank website accidentally teases upcoming Apple Pay launch in Canada

10/13/2015, 03:10 pm

One year after it debuted in the U.S., Apple Pay NFC-based mobile payments may finally be on the verge of launching in Canada, a leak by local bank TD Canada Trust hinted on Tuesday.


Apple Pay gains support for 29 more US financial institutions, including Scottrade

10/13/2015, 11:10 am

Apple on Tuesday added 29 more U.S. banks to the roster supporting Apple Pay, perhaps the most significant inclusion being Scottrade, the nationwide trading and investments firm.


iPhone 6s display teardown offers close-up look at 3D Touch sensor

10/12/2015, 05:10 pm

A teardown published on Monday suggests that the 3D Touch sensor in the iPhone 6s is relatively easy to remove from the rest of the display, and that an accompanying change may actually make it simpler to fix iPhones.


Tests confirm marginal difference between Samsung, TSMC-made A9 chips in Apple's iPhone 6s

10/12/2015, 03:10 pm

New battery test results, published on Monday, appear to support Apple's claim of little difference in the longevity of an iPhone 6s with a Samsung-made A9 chip versus one manufactured by TSMC.


Facebook adds support for 3D Touch on iPhone 6s, Office for iOS gets automatic font downloads

10/12/2015, 12:10 pm

Facebook on Monday added basic 3D Touch commands to its iPhone app, while Microsoft updated the iOS version of its Office suite with features like automatic font downloads, and quicker document navigation in Word.


Judge looks to jumpstart public encryption debate with Apple iPhone unlocking case

10/12/2015, 11:10 am

A U.S. federal judge is asking Apple to comment on whether a sought-after government order to unlock a customer's iPhone would be "unduly burdensome."


How to use iOS 9's keyboard as a trackpad with 3D Touch on iPhone 6s

10/11/2015, 06:10 am

Apple's new pressure-sensing 3D Touch technology, introduced with iPhone 6s, lets users swiftly navigate iOS 9 with Quick Actions and "Peek and Pop" previews. A lesser known -- but equally functional -- feature turns iPhone's soft keyboard into a trackpad for granular cursor control, making text entry and navigation a snap.


Apple officially adds Bluetooth 4.2 support to iPhone 6, 6 Plus & iPad Air 2

10/09/2015, 06:10 pm

In announcing Bluetooth 4.2 support for iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and iPad mini 4 last month, Apple published product comparison charts suggesting that same technology was also activated in older hardware. The company recently confirmed that change by updating specific product pages for iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2.


Overcast 2 goes free, adds streaming, chapters and 3D Touch controls

10/09/2015, 01:10 pm

Developer Marco Arment on Friday released Overcast 2, an update to the popular iOS podcast app that makes it completely free to use and adds several significant improvements, such as streaming and early 3D Touch support.


iPhone 6s supplies tracking far better than 2014 iPhone 6 launch, store stock indicates

10/09/2015, 10:10 am

Apple is currently doing far better at keeping supplies of the iPhone 6s available than it did with the iPhone 6 or iPhone 5s, according to research conducted by investment firm Piper Jaffray.


Apple starts sales of SIM-free iPhone 6s, 6s Plus handsets

10/08/2015, 09:10 pm

Almost one month after the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus launch in September, Apple on Thursday started sales of factory unlocked SIM-free handsets that come unbound from carrier contract commitments.


Apple Pay coming to Starbucks, KFC, Chili's in 2016

10/08/2015, 05:10 pm

Apple Pay is about to expand its footprint in a big way as Starbucks, KFC and Chili's locations across the U.S. are preparing to support Apple's touchless payments service in 2016, with pilot programs rolling out this year.


Apple says battery life gap only 2-3 percent in TSMC, Samsung A9 chips

10/08/2015, 05:10 pm

Trying to quell rumors, Apple on Thursday issued a statement claiming there is little difference in the battery life of iPhones using A9 chips made by TSMC versus those made by Samsung.


Apple adds more launch locations for iPhone 6s, Apple Watch on Oct. 22 & 23 [u]

10/08/2015, 04:10 pm

Apple on Thursday laid plans to ship the iPhone 6s and Apple Watch to still more countries toward the end of October, on top of other recently-announced rollouts. [updated]